Comedians in History (Part 5)

Events in Film & TV


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Birthdays 401 - 500 of 762

  • 1952-04-15 Kym Gyngell, Australian comedian
  • 1952-04-17 Joseph Francis "Joe" Alaskey, American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and impressionist (Buggs Bunny, Daffy Duck), born in Troy, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1952-05-04 Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer, born in Bermondsey, London
  • 1952-05-11 Darrow Igus, comedian (Fridays, Roll Out), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1952-07-01 Daniel "Dan" Aykroyd, Canadian-American comedian and actor (SNL, Dragnet), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1952-08-07 Alexei Sayle, British comedian
  • 1952-11-24 Thierry Lhermitte, French comedian and actor
  • 1952-12-03 Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)
  • 1953-01-18 Brett Hudson, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1953-02-19 Bill Kirchenbauer, actor/comedian (Coach-Just the 10 of Us)
  • 1953-03-21 Carl Wolfson, comedian (Thicke of the Night), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1953-03-24 Louie Anderson, American comedian (Ratboy, Wrong Guys), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1953-03-25 Mary Gross, actress/comedian (SNL, Club Paradise, Feds), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-05-19 Victoria Wood, British comedian and actress (Dinner Ladies), born in Bury, Lancashire (d. 2016)

Person of interestTim Allen

1953-06-13 Tim Allen, Canadian comedian (Home Improvement, Jungle2Jungle), born in Denver, Colorado

Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen
  • 1953-07-27 Yahoo Serious, Australian comedian
  • 1953-10-15 Larry Miller, American comedian and actor (Larry-Pursuit Of Happiness), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-11-03 Dennis Miller, comedian/TV host (SNL, Dennis Miller Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-11-13 Larry Miller, comedian (Dream On, Favor, Dream Lover)

Person of interestSam Kinison

1953-12-08 Sam Kinison, American screaming comedian and actor (Back to School, Charlie Hoover), born in Yakima, Washington (d. 1992)

Comedian Sam Kinison
Comedian
Sam Kinison
  • 1954-02-12 Tzimis Panousis, Greek musician and stand-up comedian
  • 1954-03-05 Marsha Warfield, comedian/actress (Roz-Night Court)

Person of interestJerry Seinfeld

1954-04-29 Jerome "Jerry" Seinfeld, American comedian and actor (Seinfeld, Bee Movie), born in Brooklyn, New York

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian
Jerry Seinfeld
  • 1954-05-07 Philippe Geluck, Belgian comedian and cartoonist, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1954-06-10 Richard "Rich" Hall, American comedian, writer, and musician (Saturday Night Live, Fridays, Not Necessarily the News), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1954-06-12 Tineke Schouten, Dutch TV host and comedian, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1954-06-15 James Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-06-22 Freddie Prinze, American comedian and actor (Chico & the Man), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-12-28 Tony Rosato, Canadian comedian (SCTV, Saturday Night Live), born in Naples, Italy (d. 2017)

Person of interestRowan Atkinson

1955-01-06 Rowan Atkinson, English comedian and actor (Mr Bean, Blackadder), born in Consett, County Durham, England

Actor and Comedian Rowan Atkinson
Actor and Comedian
Rowan Atkinson
  • 1955-01-19 Paul Rodriguez, Mexican-born actor and comedian
  • 1955-02-12 Arsenio Hall, US comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1955-02-21 Kelsey Grammer, American actor, comedian, director and activist (Frasier Crane in Cheers, Fraiser), born in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands
  • 1955-02-28 Gilbert Gottfried, comedian (Beverly Hills Cop)
  • 1955-03-14 Helen Atkinson-Wood, British actress and comedian (O.T.T., Blackadder the Third), born in Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire
  • 1955-06-02 Dana Carvey, comedian (SNL, Garth-Wayne's World), born in Missoula, Montana
  • 1955-06-06 Sandra Bernhard, American actress and comedian (King of Comedy, Nancy on Roseanne), born in Flint, Michigan

Person of interestWhoopi Goldberg

1955-11-13 Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], American actress, comedian and singer (Color Purple, Burglar), born in NYC, New York

  • 1955-11-29 Howie Mandel, comedian (Dr Wayne Fiscus-St Elsewhere), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1955-12-06 Steven Wright, droll comedian (Steven Wright Live)

Person of interestBill Maher

1956-01-20 Bill Maher, American comedian and political commentator (Real Time with Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect), born in NYC, New York

Political Commentator and Comedian Bill Maher
Political Commentator and Comedian
Bill Maher
  • 1956-02-07 Emo Philips, American comedian
  • 1956-03-17 Rory McGrath, British comedian, television personality, and writer (Who Dares Wins, They Think It's All Over), born in Redruth, Cornwall
  • 1956-05-12 Glenn Robbins, Australian comedian
  • 1956-05-17 Bob Saget, comedian (Full House, America's Funniest Home Video), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956-06-30 David Alan Grier, comedian (In Living Color, Boomerang)
  • 1956-11-07 Judy Tenuta, American comedian, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-11-10 Sinbad, comedian and actor (Different World, At the Apollo)
  • 1956-11-12 Rhonda Shear, comedian (Up All Night), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1956-12-18 Ron White, American comedian
  • 1956-12-24 Stephanie Hodge, comedian/actress (I Madman, Happily Ever After)
  • 1956-12-29 Fred MacAulay, Scottish comedian
  • 1957-01-17 Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality
  • 1957-01-22 Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (d. 1993)
  • 1957-01-24 Adrian Edmondson, British comedian
  • 1957-01-28 Frank Skinner English comedian
  • 1957-02-06 Robert Townsend, comedian and actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957-04-13 Gary Kroeger, Cedar Falls Iowa, comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog)
  • 1957-04-14 Richard Jeni, American comedian (d. 2007)
  • 1957-04-27 Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian, born in Chicoutimi, Quebec
  • 1957-06-12 Jim Morris, impressionist/comedian (Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush)
  • 1957-07-09 Paul Merton, British writer, actor and comedian (Room 101), born in Parsons Green, London
  • 1957-08-18 Denis Leary, American actor and comedian (Rescue Me), born in Worcester, Massachusetts

Person of interestStephen Fry

1957-08-24 Stephen Fry, English comedian, writer and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London

Actor, Comedian and Writer Stephen Fry
Actor, Comedian and Writer
Stephen Fry
  • 1957-09-29 Andrew "Dice" Clay, [Silverstien], comedian (Adv of Ford Fairlane)
  • 1957-10-05 Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008)
  • 1957-10-11 Dawn French, Welsh comedian and TV actress (Supergrass, French & Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley)
  • 1957-10-24 John Kassir, American actor and comedian
  • 1957-11-30 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • 1958-01-04 Andy Borowitz, American comedian and satirist
  • 1958-03-07 Rik Mayall, English comedian & actor (Drop Dead Fred, The Young Ones), born in Epping, Essex, (d. 2014)
  • 1958-03-21 Brad Hall, comedian (SNL), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1958-05-03 Sandi Toksvig, Danish-British comedian and radio presenter, born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Person of interestDrew Carey

1958-05-23 Drew Carey, American actor & comedian (Drew Carey Show), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Actor and Comedian Drew Carey
Actor and Comedian
Drew Carey
  • 1958-06-08 Keenan Ivory Wayans, American comedian (In Living Color), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-08-15 Rondell Sheridan, American actor and comedian
  • 1958-08-27 Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and television and radio host
  • 1958-08-29 Lenny Henry, British comedian (3 of a Kind)
  • 1958-09-06 Jeff Foxworthy, comedian (Jeff Foxworthy-The Jeff Foxworthy Show)
  • 1958-09-06 Michael Winslow, American actor and comedian (Police Academy), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1958-10-30 Kevin Pollak, comedian (Usual Suspects, Grumpy Old Men), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1958-12-24 Bob Smith, American author and a groundbreaking gay comedian (The Tonight Show, Funny Gay Males), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1959-01-24 James Roderick Moir (alias Vic Reeves), English comedian
  • 1959-05-03 Ben Elton, English actor and comedian (Blackadder Back & Forth, Friday Night Live), born in Fitzrovia, London
  • 1959-05-23 Robert "Bob" Mortimer, British comedian, podcast presenter, and actor, born in Acklam, England
  • 1959-06-06 Colin Quinn, American comedian
  • 1959-06-06 Josie Lawrence, British comedian and actress (Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Eastenders, Humans), born in Staffordshire, England
  • 1959-06-12 Scott Thompson, Canadian comedian (The Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show), born in North Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • 1959-06-22 Wayne Federman, American comedian
  • 1959-06-26 Mark McKinney, Canadian comedian and actor (The Kids in the Hall), born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 1959-08-02 Victoria Jackson, comedian and actress (Casual Sex, Saturday Night Live), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1959-10-03 Greg Proops, American actor and comedian
  • 1959-10-17 Russell Gilbert, Australian comedian
  • 1960-02-20 Joel Hodgson, American comedian (Mystery Science Theater 3000), born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • 1960-03-23 Terry Sweeney, writer/comedian (SNL), born in St Albans, New York

Person of interestBrad Garrett

1960-04-14 Brad Garrett [Brad H. Gerstenfeld], American actor and comedian (Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1960-05-04 Andrew Denton, Australian television presenter and comedian, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1960-05-31 Chris Elliott, actor/comedian (Get a Life, David Letterman Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-09-04 Damon Wayans, actor/comedian (In Living Color, Major Payne, Blankman)
  • 1960-10-24 Jaime Garz√≥n, Colombian journalist and comedian (d. 1999)

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